WEDU Quest

111: Food Waste Racers

Clip: Season 1 Episode 11 | 3m 13s

Summit Foods had the problem of dealing with waste created from making dried fruits. They turned the waste in to a fuel and car racers in Oregon use this special ethanol to fuel high performance engines. It turns out this fuel from waste works better than petroleum fuels and solves the problem of dumping food waste into landfills.

Aired: 08/13/15

Rating: NR

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